Israel Approves Natural Gas Export

Will keep 60 percent of offshore reserves, export 40 percent

Are the Israel Defense Forces Finally Ready for the Next Lebanon War?

Israel’s failures in 2006 foreshadow the challenges that lie ahead in a fractured Middle East—and the coming wars there

Bibi Accidentally Endorses Settlement Freeze

This is all getting a little bit silly

Sundown: Netanyahu Rejects PA Demands

Plus Kerry delays Israel trip, Hasidim for Bikes in Williamsburg, and more

Daybreak: Abbas Rejected Offer to Free Prisoners

Plus ultra-Orthodox protest IDF draft changes in New York City, and more

Land for Peace in the Battle Over Millennia-Old Palestinian Farming Terraces

In the village of Battir, green ideals and cultural heritage override detailed plans for Israel’s separation wall

Daybreak: Bibi to Plead With Putin Over Syria

Plus Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) and Israeli settlements for Palestinians

Sundown: The A.P. Gets Scooped

Plus a UN org erases Israel from its map

Why Netanyahu and Abbas Went to China

The media is reporting that the historic visits were about the peace process. They’re wrong.

Daybreak: Chinese Push for Mideast Peace

Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation

Neighborhood Bully

Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back

The Golan Heights Chimera

How Israel’s annexation* of the contested border region continues to keep the peace

Benzion Netanyahu, the Arab League, and Peace

The anniversary of Bibi’s father’s passing and an old peace initiative

The Women’s Wall

In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions

Daybreak: Syria’s Got Some Nerve (Gas)

Plus Bibi signs off on Sharansky’s new plan for the Western Wall

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